Tom is a third-generation lawyer who practices litigation primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation and white-collar criminal defense.
Tom began his practice as an Assistant State's Attorney for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in both the criminal and civil divisions. In 1994, he joined Arnstein & Lehr as an associate, where he remained for four years. While at Arnstein & Lehr, he served as the Assistant Village Attorney and Village Prosecutor for the Village of Mount Prospect and as the Village Prosecutor for the Village of Lake-in-the-Hills. He also served as an attorney in the Cook County Public Administrator's Office. In 1998, he founded Stone, Troglia & Leinenweber, LLC where he practiced until that firm merged with Cowen, Crowley, Nord & Staub, P.C. in 1999.
Tom graduated from Miami University (BA in history and political science, 1989) and the John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1992).
Tom is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association. He is a member of the Federal Trial Bar and the Federal Defender Panel. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the Federal Bar. He is married to the former Martha Yale and has four children. Tom is a member of the Catholic Lawyers Guild and is a board member of the Juvenile Protective Association.